For myself, getting to the gym, or getting ready for that morning walk, is the most difficult part of exercising. So to get motivated I just have to remind myself of how good i feel, and how energized and accomplished, even after only ONE workout! that's all it takes to start feeling results.
Even just one workout can release the hormones needed to "feel good"! it's totally worth it
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Notice your surroundings; you'll feel better about yourself
When you "observe intently" God's creation, and get close to nature, you will begin to notice a change in yourself. For me, Nothing makes me more positive during "tough times". I handle things differently when I am in this mood.
All you need for this is some sharp observing skills and a little imagination! You can cultivate BOTH through practice!
I set a 2013 goal to use up items in my household that were taking up room, and if I can use them to help me/someone else, that is even better!
I am using yarn to make little girls' ponchos with a free Lion Brand pattern; I am using scraps of fabric to create potholders that will be parts of gifts during the year; I even looked at a deli-container as a possible "greenhouse" to begin plants or perhaps sow some lettuce soon.
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